Hazardous Summer Heat Continues For Several Spots

More summer heat is expected for parts of the western and southern U.S. this week. Excessive Heat Warnings are in effect for parts of the West, while Heat Advisories blanket the South. Record high temperatures are possible in the South this weekend well into next week, so this period of hazardous heat will be a prolonged one.
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Last Update: 216 AM PDT Wed Jul 18 2018

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40NM WNW Bandon OR

Marine Zone Forecast

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM PDT THIS MORNING

Synopsis: High pressure offshore and a thermal trough at the coast will continue gusty northerly winds with steep to very steep wind driven seas through the week. Winds will be weakest near shore south of Brookings, but seas will still be steep from short period fresh swell. Winds and seas will be highest south of Cape Blanco beyond 5 nm from shore...especially Wednesday afternoon at least through Friday evening with gales and hazardous seas expected.

Today
N wind 15 to 20 kt...rising to 20 to 25 kt late afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 9 seconds.
Tonight
N wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell 2 to 4 ft at 9 seconds.
Thu
N wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. NW swell 2 ft at 9 seconds...building to 3 to 4 ft at 9 seconds in the afternoon.
Thu Night
N wind 25 kt. Wind waves 6 to 9 ft. NW swell 2 to 4 ft.
Fri
N wind 25 kt. Wind waves 6 to 9 ft. NW swell 3 to 4 ft.
Fri Night
N wind 25 kt. Wind waves 7 to 9 ft. NW swell 4 to 5 ft.
Sat
N wind 25 kt. Wind waves 8 to 9 ft. NW swell 4 to 5 ft.
Sun
N wind 25 kt...easing to 20 kt in the afternoon, then... Rising to 25 kt in the evening...easing to 20 kt after midnight. Wind waves 5 to 6 ft. Mixed swell NW 4 ft and SW 2 ft.
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Last Update: 216 AM PDT Wed Jul 18 2018
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